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Sep 14, 2012 7:30pm PDT
, the ninth largest economy in the world. 10% of the u.s. population. it's a huge market. so what happens in california is really important, how it gets implemented is going to be watched in washington. one question i have is does this put more pressure on the congressional leaders or less pressure on them to pass their own kind of national plan. >> once a deal like this is in place, doesn't it enable amazon to put a distribution center in california without worrying about tax implications and offer fast delivery and more competition to brick and mortar businesses. >> part of the deal was two distributions in san bernardino and patterson. some people, critics of amazon said they basically traded the sales tax benefit for the warehouse benefit, the faster delivery, the things you really want. they basically made a decision, this is according to some, that we want fast more than we want to not pay that 9%, which by the way you always owed. so i think that that -- you can see them doing that all around the country, putting down roots. so from now on if you're ordering, you'll be paying tacks
Sep 9, 2012 4:00pm PDT
captioning by vivic,c, underwririeneny fireman's s unn >>> i'm belva davis reporting from the democratic national convention in charlotte, north carolina. a key state for president obama's re-election. madam woman, delegates, i accept your nomination. >> belva: the president asks for four more years to finish what he started. californians played a major role. >> our next speaker will place before you that nomination. >> belva: plus, a one on one conversation with california attorney general kamala harris. >> i'm so proud as a daughter of california to represent california on issues of what we should get in the foreclosure crisis and technology and so many other issues. >> belva: coming up next. >> belva: hello. i'm belva davis. welcome to this special edition of "this week in northern california." as we continue our convention coverage, things are winding down here in charlotte, democrats gathered to make their case to reelect president obama. throughout the week, i heard from many california delegates about what a second baobama ter would mean to them and the country. >>
Sep 21, 2012 7:30pm PDT
501 c-4s, the secret super pacs can come in and spend more. essentially the state campaign finance rule say that it does not have to disclose if it only comes in once and spends money one time. nothing stops them from each coming in and each giving $4 million one week after the other. that would keep the television ads on the air. that is what the unions fare and why they have put $38 million on n the bank. >> that's why campaign finance initiatives have a difficult time. >> indeed. >> okay. well, san hoe say is a city having a difficult time right now. having a difficult time having just lost its police chief. some of the others that we hear from urban centers. explain to me what happened and why it's a surprise. >> well the situation has not changed much. the san hoe say plid is in a state of turmoil in the sense that it has a demor alized police force. that has not changed. what happened, i think, the chief felt boxed in. police officers association he tried. a little bit more money and get a few more cuts on the street. they passed on that. didn't feel they were advocating him
Aug 31, 2012 7:30pm PDT
. >> california is not competitive. california is losing good jobs every day. no corporate executive of a major s&p 500 or fortune 500 company is considering moving to california. >> california is at the bottom of the measure. when it comes to the housing. we were voted the worst in the country. >> belva: house majority whip kevin mccarthy placed the blame on the democrats in power in sacramento. >> i met with the governor. i said, mr. governor, i lived in california my entire life. i'm frustrated. i watched us go from first to last. you know what governor brown said? we're not all the way last. that's his answer. >> belva: now a chance to mix and mingle with party leaders, delegates came seeking the inspiration for the tough battle ahead as the party struggles to stay relevant in an overwhelmingly blue state. >> that does not release you from your obligations. there is still plenty for us to do for governor romney and congress member ryan over the course of the next 70 plus days. it is time to get to work. >> belva: voter registration in california for republicans has dropped to just a little ov
Sep 7, 2012 7:30pm PDT
. >> as we work through the issues of debt, entitlement and budget deficit s and wall of debt, we can work on the research and development and the things that made california so great. >> california! california! >> belva: for analysis of convention highlights and california role in upcoming election, i'm joined by joe garofoli from the "san francisco chronicle." kitty felde, washington correspondent for kpcc, california public radio and debra saunders, columnist for the "san francisco chronicle." some exciting times. do you think or did the democrats deliver on bringing energy to president obama's bid for re-election? >> i think bill clinton was definitely the star of the week. even he outshined the president, i think, with his speech. think michelle obama had a better speech. the president's speech was good, but it is hard when he is asking for more time. it's almost like an apologetic speech. >> let's talk about four years ago when we were in denver. barack obama gave the amazing speech. he columns behind him. he is not the one anymore. bill clinton was the one. michelle obama was the on
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